Category Archives: schools

Enhancing Language Comprehension at Storytime

Talk about the components of the story and refer to the characters, the setting, action, problems and outcomes. This helps children  not only to understand the story they are hearing, but build a good foundation for them to be able to tell or write a story of their own.  Talk about who is in the…
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The Value of Play or the work of Children

Most Childhood Educators would agree that children learn through play. Some even describe it as the work of children. Speech and Language Clinicians know that children will demonstrate a concept or knowledge of how words or ideas link in play, before they actually use the language to comment on what they are doing.  Stuart Brown…
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Children with SLI in the Classroom Setting

"No Steven, I said before you take out your reading book pack up your pencils". "I see your pencils here all over the desk". "You need to focus Steven and listen to instructions". Steven is in Year 2.  He is aware his teacher is annoyed with him as she has now raised her voice. However, …
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